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Hat

Hat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1947 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rabaté, Lucienne (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Suede and osprey plumes

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Frank Wooster

  • Museum number:

    T.381-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black suede cap with black osprey plumes.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1947 (made)

Artist/maker

Rabaté, Lucienne (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Suede and osprey plumes

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs Frank Wooster through Cecil Beaton

Descriptive line

Suede hat with osprey feathers, designed by Lucienne Rabaté for Caroline Reboux, Paris, 1947

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Clark, Fiona: Hats: The Costume Accessories Series, (Batsford, London, 1982), colour plate 8

Labels and date

Cocktail dress (robe de cocktail)
Mme Grès (1903-93)
Paris
About 1955

This chic dress mimics the fashion for cocktail hats, which were often made of decorated silk and tulle and included asymmetric elements. [22 words]

Spotted net with gathered side drape

Given by Mrs Leo D'Erlanger TBC
V&A: T.245&A-1974

[displayed with]
Hat
Caroline Reboux, Paris
1947
Given by Mrs Frank Wooster
V&A: T.381-1974 [22/09/2007-06/01/2008]

Materials

Suede; Osprey feathers

Techniques

Millinery

Categories

Hats & headwear; Fashion; Accessories; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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